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WSU program looks to fulfill hospitality training

Spokane has long enjoyed strong-rooted success in community involvement and with marquee local events such as Hoopfest and Bloomsday, both of which draw national participation. Add to this the construction underway at the Davenport Grand Hotel, and it’s...

Community colleges prioritize entrepreneurship

Inland Northwest community colleges are beginning to take on a business ownership angle in some of their course offerings. Both Spokane Community College and North Idaho College have entrepreneurship programs into which Spokane-based Avista Corp. has inve...

Gonzaga University unfolds campaign to boost school’s visibility

Gonzaga University has launched a campaign that aims to introduce the university to prospective students outside of the Pacific Northwest by leveraging the visibility of its basketball programs. The marketing promotion tipped off during the West Coast Co...

Spokane Sheriff’s Office relocates training center

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has moved its training and personnel units to the former Mountain View Middle School, says sheriff’s Sgt. Martin Tucker, who oversees the units. The sheriff’s training center now occupies 46,200 square feet of le...

WSU students to roll out Go KEFI travel website

Three Washington State University students who have developed Go KEFI, an affordable adventure travel website, say they are poised to test the platform on the Pullman campus. Amanda Scott, a WSU senior who generated the idea for the website, pitched the ...

Spokane Community College expands its evening offerings

Spokane Community College has expanded evening hours to accommodate professionals who work full time, enabling them to finish a degree or earn credits to advance their careers. About 74,000 working-age Spokane residents have attended college but don’t...

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Education projects continue upward trajectory

Construction in the education sector is poised to ramp up here, with the recent passage of bond measures in several Spokane-area school districts and capital projects under way or planned for area colleges and universities. The capital projects either pla...

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WSU Spokane firms up U-District health clinic project

Washington State University Spokane plans to break ground in the spring for the planned $15 million Spokane Teaching Health Center’s University District Health Clinic, says WSU spokeswoman Terren Roloff. The university last month approved schematic des...

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New high tech trading room aids collegiate investors

Every Thursday morning at 6:15 a.m., Whitworth University senior Ashley Sievers can be found on campus in a high tech trading room, discussing stock pitches and portfolio allocations with other members of the Whitworth Student Investment Group. The H.H. ...

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EWU leader settles in as school sets latest record

Mary Cullinan, president of Eastern Washington University, is settling into her new role and has identified some key goals, she says, such as fighting for legislative funding, instituting a new transfer program, and attracting nontraditional students. C...

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